Professional Pet Groomer (Experienced Stylists Only)

Pets a Go Go LLC - Stamford, CT

Full-time | Part-time | Commission

Experienced Pet Groomer/Stylist sought for a new upscale salon in Stamford, CT.

Pets a Go Go won Best of Westchester for Pet Grooming again this year; and as such, we are busier than ever now with our second location and built-in clientele! Bring your talent and enthusiasm to our award winning team. We groom seven days a week so at least one weekend day is a must.

Opportunity for advancement to salaried salon management position is available as we continue to grow.

Please be 21+, have at least 2 years of hands on grooming experience and be a graduate of a brick and mortar grooming school and/or have completed a multi-year internship with a master stylist. We invest heavily in continuing education along with the best equipment and supplies and provide a laid back and fun atmosphere. We focus on quality over quantity and that shows in the work we do every day. You should wish to provide the best quality product.

Duties:

* Obtain detailed orders from pet owners as to their preferences.

* Perform intake by assessing pet condition and making recommendations.

* Grooms clients to pet parent preferences or breed standards utilizing own grooming tools. Bathe utilizing our cutting edge technology and hand dry. Clipper, scissor and de-mat as needed. Hand Stripping and Cat Grooming would be a plus.

* Control pets by easing their anxieties and managing/reducing behavioral issues.

* Control costs by conserving use of equipment and supplies.

* Keep equipment operational by following manufacturer's instructions and established procedures.

* Protect pets, pet owners, and self by adhering to safety policies and procedures.

* Be open to customer adjustments by listening to and resolving concerns if needed.

* Maintain pet records by documenting services; updating information.

* Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.

* Enhance department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

Skills/Qualifications:

Knowledge of Animal Behavior, Customer Service, Customer Focus, Verbal Communication, Listening, Documentation Skills, Attention to Detail, Attendance, Patience, Interpersonal Relationships.

Job Type: Full-time or Part-time

Job Types: Commission (Weekly guarantee available to qualified individual who wants to grow our new location with us).

Salary: Our stylists average $40-50K a year in commission plus continuing education opportunities, tool maintenance allowance and other benefits.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Commission

Salary: $40,000.00 to $50,000.00 /year

Experience:

  • hands on grooming: 4 years (Required)

Language:

  • Solid English (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Required travel:

  • 25% (Required)

Application Question:

  • What is your favorite breed to groom and why?

Commission Only:

  • Yes

Additional Compensation:

  • Tips
  • Commission
  • Bonuses

Work Location:

  • Multiple locations

Benefits:

  • Signing bonus
  • Flexible schedule
  • Professional development assistance
  • Parental leave

This Company Describes Its Culture as:

  • Detail-oriented -- quality and precision-focused
  • Outcome-oriented -- results-focused with strong performance culture
  • Team-oriented -- cooperative and collaborative